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30 Fun Facts About Jag

Our year-long 30th anniversary celebration continues today, with a look at “30 Fun Facts About Jag.” Enjoy! 1. The name “Jag” comes from founder Jeff’s initials: Jeffrey Alan Gundell. JAG! 2. Jeff’s granddaughter (and Sara’s niece) Jocelynn shares these initials. (Yes, on purpose.) 3. Many of Jag’s clients & vendors have seen Jeff and Sara […]

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The History of Jag

1986. Jeff and a partner started a business with the goal of selling primarily business forms. This is something Jeff had been doing for several years for another company, before deciding he could sell the same product, offer better customer service, and have more control over his career and how he spent his time, by […]

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30 Years of Jag

Happy new year, friends! 2016 promises to be a big year for Jag, and we’re really excited about some of the celebrations we have in store for the next twelve months. Why, you ask? Because 2016 marks 30 years in business. Jeff founded Jag in 1986, and at the time, never imagined what the future […]

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Excellence in Family Business Awards

In case you haven’t heard the news, Jag was recently honored as a finalist in the 2014 Excellence in Family Business Awards (presented by OSU’s Austin Family Business Program) for the category of Family Harmony – Emerging Family Business. We were honored during an awards ceremony back in November, although the process for the awards […]

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Business Cards: Splurge vs. Conserve

As distributors of printing, one of the most common items we produce — and get asked about by prospective clients — is business cards. They are a staple in our world, and are something everyone uses. Since we see so many business card designs — both for our clients and friends, and from strangers we […]

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6 Challenges of Working from Home

One of the luxuries of being a small, home-based business is being able to work from home. You make your own hours, your commute is miniscule (down the hall!), and you don’t have to worry about co-workers stealing your lunch out of the communal fridge. As many blessings as there are to working from home, […]

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Excited About Doing Business (Again)

After 30+ years in the same business, things can become old, mundane, stale, or just about any other adjective that comes to mind. In my case, that “other” adjective is “exciting.”  And I owe that feeling to my daughter Sara – you know, the redhead who is my co-worker these days. When Sara and I […]

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Make the Most of Your Promotional Products

We talk a lot here about promotional products — after all, they are a large part of your business. But aside from the various ways these products can be used, there are some key ways to make sure you are using them to your best advantage. Here are some tips we’ve picked up from years […]

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More Services to Help You

Over the past couple of months, we have written about Jag’s lack of bureaucracy, and relations with our vendors as core elements of our mission to “Add More Value” to our clients’ respective businesses. Today, I want to focus on some of the many services we offer to our clients. In fact, we believe that […]

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The New Face of Marketing

It’s no secret that the world of marketing has changed vastly over the last several years. The “do not call” list has put an end to those dinner-time telemarketing calls. The amount of paper junk mail has decreased, while e-mail SPAM has increased dramatically. More people are ditching brick-and-mortar stores for online shopping. Social media […]

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